Latest Artisan Stories

2011-04-29 07:20:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to satisfy growing client demand, Tom Dickenson and his company, Direct from Venice, have reached exclusive agreement with a classically trained expert Murano glassmaster to sell individual one-of-a-kind pieces of the artist's own design, as well as to design custom jewelry according to specific client request. This represents an unprecedented entrance into the custom world of Murano jewelry, previously available only by...

2010-04-05 08:00:00

SALT LAKE CITY, April 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Worldstock, Overstock.com's, Inc. (Nasdaq: OSTK) socially responsible department for handcrafted products created by artisans from developing nations and in rural areas of the United States, today crossed the $50 million mark in payments made to artisans and the groups that represent them. Worldstock currently features merchandise from Bali, China, Colombia, Ghana, Guatemala, India, Indonesia, Israel, Mexico, Morocco, Nepal, Pakistan, Peru,...

2009-12-29 07:10:00

HASLET, Texas, Dec. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Since the launch of TrendyIndie.com (http://www.trendyindie.com) this past summer, the online community-driven marketplace for art, gifts and household wares has attracted a steady following of progressive artisans and fans looking for alternatives to malls and cookie-cutter styles and products. The prevailing theme of TrendyIndie.com is "handmade," and the site delivers on this with items ranging from painstakingly pieced quilts to hand-cut wall...

2009-03-02 07:15:00

ATLANTA, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Craft-Art Company, the national leader in custom, high-end, solid wood countertops, is introducing its latest countertop line, Heritage Wood Countertops. The Atlanta, Georgia-based company will distribute its new line exclusively through Artisan Group, a nationwide network of premier countertop fabricators. Craft-Art, a company who believes that service is as important as the quality of its products, has selected Artisan Group to expand its national network...

2008-09-15 15:00:23

By HULBERT, Jayne THE hunt is on for Taranaki's top foodies who are likely to regularly ply their wares at the region's farmers' markets. The inaugural Cuisine magazine Artisan Awards 2009 is seeking the country's best artisan food and beverage producers. An artisan producer is essentially someone who makes handmade or individually crafted products, generally on a small scale and often according to traditional practices. It's those artisan producers who are defining the country's...

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